These tips give parents ideas for math exercises that will develop their child's math abilities. Today’s parent tip for “mathing” with your child focuses on shapes.
We don't know about you, but there's something about wagging tails and soulful puppy eyes that makes our hearts grow soft... hence today's doggie-themed word problem featuring some very hungry dogs! Give it a try—we'll update this article with the answer tomorrow.
Tracey’s dogs eat 3/10 of a bag of dog food a day. If Tracey has two full bags of dog food, how many full days can Tracey feed her dogs?
Update: Solution - Tracey has 2 bags of dog food. She needs 3/10 of a bag to feed her dogs a day. So to find how many full days Tracey can feed her dogs, we divide the 2 bags of dog food by the 3/10 that Tracey uses a day. 2 ÷ 3/10 = 2 × 10/2 = 20/3 = 6 2/3. Tracey does not have enough for 7 full days, so she has enough for 6 full days!
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